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  • Liberty Bell Research Paper

    The Liberty Bell is a monument of the United States of America. The most significant and recognized feature of the Liberty Bell has a crack running up the side. The Liberty Bell was ordered in celebration of the Declaration of Independence and the 50 year anniversary of Philadelphia's original Constitution. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell and will forever be its home. You really need to see the Liberty Bell. The Liberty Bell may be old and worn like other monuments in the United States, but it still stands today with various detailed features that you won’t find anywhere else. If you look at the Liberty Bell you wouldn’t be able to tell that it weighs 2080 pounds, would you? It certainly doesn’t look like it. The Liberty Bell has been remade over and over again. The first time it was too brittle, the second it was a funny color, the third the shape wasn’t quite right, etc. The fifth and final time it was remade a crack formed in it. The crack started small, then got bigger when someone tried to fix the crack. Crazy right! The bell is 70% copper, 25% tin, and the last 5% is made from small bits of lead, gold, arsenic, silver, and zinc. The yoke, the thing in the middle that makes the bell chime, is made from American Elm. Although it might not be the original yoke though, no one knows for sure. The Liberty Bell may have looked different each time it’s been remade, but you see it now, so what it looks like today is really what you need to know. The…

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  • Effects Of Adjusting To College Life Essay

    Most freshmen have expectations of the increased freedom that they will gain when coming to college. Many student’s expectations tend to fall short of what they hoped to experience new adventures and lively events with friends. The following article from Villanova University Student Life also stated, “No matter what the expectations, nearly every student encounters challenging experiences or obstacles at the beginning of college that they didn’t anticipate.” Although, some individuals who had…

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  • General Education Curriculum Analysis

    Each Post-Secondary Institution requires various general education classes that must be taken in order to graduate from that institution. The difference among them reflects on that individual institution and the teaching method offered at that school. Though most institutions provide general education courses, at times their subject matter sets them apart (i.e. religious courses). Universities provide their own course description of what needs to be taken at which level in order to provide their…

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  • The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCA)

    In a recent article on New York Times by, Bill Pennington describes it as “It’s Not an Adventure, It’s a Job.” Bill interviews Stephanie Campbell, who received a $19,000 scholarship to play Field Hockey at University of Villanova. Campbell describes that they were specific rules that needed to be followed such as: But she had not counted on the 7 a.m. start of every class day, something required so she could be in the locker room by noon to prepare for a four-hour shift of afternoon practices…

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  • Should College Athletes Get Prepaid

    student-athletes with scholarships to cover room and board” (DiLascio, Tracey M.). Athletes may also receive a meal planned paid for by the school. This meal plan could include 3 free meals a day from the school cafeteria or a certain amount of money allotted to the athlete by the school to spend on money. This money would be regulated somehow by the school to make sure it is spent on food for the athlete. Many colleges will pay for a meal plan throughout the student-athlete 's entire time at…

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  • Pointlessness Of Homework

    non-beneficial in school which challenges the traditional practice of teachers assigning nightly homework. Furthermore, this finding has direct relevance for how teachers should make use of homework, if at all, in their classroom. Homework does affect not only the academic performance but also life outside of the school building. Besides the research conducted on the correlation between academic achievement and homework, other research has investigated the relationship between current homework…

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  • Analysis Of The Pace Path Plan

    A representative of the Pace Path Plan explained the acronym of the Pace Path Plan, which stood for planning, academic excellence, coaching and mentoring, and experiential learning. A question was raised after the representative’s overview of this resource addressing a concern about how they could access the Pace Path Plan and ensure that students continue to receive the encouragement and support after UNV 101, which is the course that exposes students to make a Pace Path Plan for the next four…

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  • Effects Of Pressure On Students To Get Good Grades

    then previous generations. One of the problems being students are constantly under pressure. The biggest pressure they deal with is the pressure to get good grades. They get pressure from parents, coaches, and from themselves. Why is there so much pressure on getting good grades? For most students the answer is because they worry about their future. Without good grades a students may lose scholarships, not be able to participate in extracurricular activities, and not get the job they want in…

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  • College Athletes Should Be Paid

    One can say being a full time student and college athlete is like having two full-time jobs. Student athletes are working non-stop day in and day out to not only meet academic standards but to maintain their athletic scholarship. College athletes bring millions of dollars to universities, but in return, they only receive small monthly stipends for food. With every sporting event, each student-athlete gives their all not knowing if they will get seriously injured or not. Yes, they are students,…

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  • How This Professoriate Fit Into My Career Goals Case Study

    It will enable me to undertake studies at Howard University while contributing to the university through teaching and scholarship. It will be a great honor for me to receive this award to matriculate through this program. During the application process, I have had an opportunity to learn about the Howard faculty members and my research interests closely align with the research interests of the faculty members. I would like to study and work with Dr. Kyndra Middleton because she has expertise in…

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